04.04.2016 in Bookshelf

Languages, Literatures & Linguistics professors release new books

Faculty members in the Department of Languages, Literatures & Linguistics (Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies) have released new books that investigate the intricacies and influences of language.

09.02.2016 in Bookshelf

New book illustrates how women transform cultures through religion

In “Canadian Women Shaping Diasporic Religious Identities,” a collection of essays edited by Humanities Professors Becky R. Lee and Terry Tak-ling Woo, researchers explore how women who hail from a variety of religious and cultural backgrounds contribute to Canada’s multicultural society.

27.01.2016 in Bookshelf

Anthropology professor tackles the challenges faced by LGBTQ asylum seekers

Sexuality, gender, race and class shape the refugee experience in “Real Queer? Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Refugees in the Canadian Refugee Apparatus,” a new book by York anthropology Professor David Murray. The book launch and signing, to be held Feb. 2, will be accompanied by a panel discussion.

15.01.2016 in Bookshelf

York professors edit and author a forthcoming book on public, private and not-for-profit governance

School of Administrative Studies Professor Richard Leblanc and Adjunct Professor John Fraser are the editors of a forthcoming book that explores all facets of board governance. “The Handbook of Board Governance: A Comprehensive Guide for Public, Private, and Not For Profit Board Members” will be available in May 2016.

13.01.2016 in Bookshelf

Launch event Jan. 19 for book on young Muslim women in India's slums

Kabita Chakraborty, a York University children’s studies professor, launches her new book on Jan. 19. The book, “Young Muslim Women in India: Bollywood, Identity and Changing Youth Culture,” is based on 20 months of field research in Kolkata, India.

07.12.2015 in Bookshelf

English Professor Bruce W. Powe receives six book award nominations

Six nominations for the Media Ecology Association Book Awards have come forward for York University English Professor Bruce W. Powe. The awards ceremony will take place in June 2016.

04.12.2015 in Bookshelf

Education Professor Qiang Zha co-edits book on role of Canadian universities in China's transformation

Faculty of Education Associate Professor Qiang Zha is one of three editors of a new book exploring Canadian universities’ role in China’s transformation. The book will be available in June 2016, but can be ordered now.

21.09.2015 in Bookshelf

York professor co-edits book on social data and online communication

York University Assistant Professor Ganaele Langlois has co-edited a book published by Bloomberg. The book, “Compromised Data: From Social Media to Big Data,” explores how we perform critical research within a compromised social data framework.

09.09.2015 in Bookshelf

Social work anthology voices unique perspectives on LGBTQ community

Social work Professor Nick Mule provides students and practitioners with concrete ways in which to provide better social services to Canada’s LGBTQ community in his new book, “LGBTQ People and Social Work: Intersectional Perspectives”.

27.08.2015 in Bookshelf

Political science prof wins Donald Smiley Prize

Political Science Professor Bruce Smardon is the recipient of the 2015 Donald Smiley Prize for his book “Asleep at the Switch: The Political Economy of Federal Research and Development Policy since 1960.” The book explores why research, development and innovation in Canada is comparatively low among Global North economies.

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